Obit: Delvis, Joseph (1875 - 1942)
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Surnames: Delvis, Brown, Parr, Turek

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/15/1942

Delvis, Joseph (27 May 1875 - 13 Oct. 1942)

Joseph Delvis, Abbotsford, Wis., Found Dead in Bed

Joseph Delvis, age 67, formerly of Colby, was found dead in bed at his home in Abbotsford on Tuesday morning by his youngest son, Walter. Mr. Delvis had been suffering from stomach ulcers for some time but had not consulted a doctor recently.

His son said that on Monday night he had taken some soda and water and had gone to bed early. Walter slept with his father as usual and when the alarm clock went off in the morning he leaned over his father and shut it off, then got up and started breakfast. After he called his sister from upstairs he went to call his father and found him dead.

H. L. Brown, coroner, was called and pronounced the death due to natural causes.

Mr. Delvis had lived in the vicinity of Abbotsford for 20 years. Mrs. Delvis died in 1930 and is buried in Colby, Wis. The deceased leaves the following children, Mrs. John (Irene) Parr, Rockton, Ill.; Harry Delvis, Milwaukee; Albert Delvis, Milwaukee; Joseph Delvis, MIlwaukee; Mrs. Theodore (Harriet) Turek, Rockton; Doris and Walter, at home.

Note: Joseph Delvis’ World War I Draft Registration Card states that the year of his birth was 1875.



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